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Bengal’s Salaries => Revenues

Bengal’s Salaries => Revenues

Bengal’s state finances are in a precarious position. The salaries, pension and interest are greater than the revenue of the state. This shows that it would be extremely difficult for…

Bengal’s Salaries => Revenues

Bengal’s Salaries => Revenues

In August, we reported that the India Public Finances Statistics’ report compiled by Dr Kaushik Basu, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, did not have the monetary output…

Delhi’s Amazing Story Of A Hospital That Isn’t

Delhi’s Amazing Story Of A Hospital That Isn’t

Healthcare spending in India is abysmally low. But that’s not the only problem. IndiaSpend recently reported on the status of an ambitious project to replicate the Delhi-headquartered All India Institute…

India & China Up Spend In Myanmar

India & China Up Spend In Myanmar

India has stepped up investments in Myanmar, which is evident from the recent $500 mn credit announcement for various developmental projects, during the closing day of a 4-day visit of…

Where Are Tamil Nadu’s Colour TVs?

Where Are Tamil Nadu’s Colour TVs?

India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu has been a pioneer of sorts in entertaining its voters, by giving away free television sets. The last scheme, initiated by the then ruling…

India’s Low Solar Spend

India’s Low Solar Spend

Government spending on solar energy can be tricky as the Barack Obama administration realized recently. It has been under fire for subsidizing Solyndra, a solar call manufacturing company based out…

India’s Battle With Insurgency

India’s Battle With Insurgency

In 2010, some 1,003 people including law enforcement officials lost their lives fighting against or as victims of `left-wing’ insurgency. This figure was 908 in 2009 and 721 in the…

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